BHEL wins its largest solar contract at 75 MW

BHEL wins its largest solar contract at 75 MW

2018-03-26T11:34:26+00:00 On

Industrial equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd said it won its biggest ever solar power plant contract to set up a 75 megawatt farm in Gujarat. The order from Gujarat Industries Power Company Limited (GIPCL) was won against “stiff competitive bidding,” the…

JSW Energy appoints GM executive to head its electric vehicle unit

JSW Energy appoints GM executive to head its electric vehicle unit

2018-03-23T16:44:53+00:00 On

Power generation company JSW Energy Ltd said it has appointed auto industry veteran Sergio Luiz Pegoraro Rocha of Brazil to head its upcoming electric vehicle unit. In his previous stint, he was President, CEO and Chairman of GM Korea (General Motors, Korea),…

82% of landowners accept compensation for Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant

82% of landowners accept compensation for Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant

2018-03-21T17:49:33+00:00 On

Around 82.5% of the landowners at the site of the upcoming Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant in Maharashtra have agreed to receive compensation under the project, the ministry of atomic energy said today. Out of 2,236 people whose land needs to be acquired…

Tata Power offers ‘Gorilla’ BLDC fans at 50% discount in tie-up with IIT start-up

Tata Power offers ‘Gorilla’ BLDC fans at 50% discount in tie-up with IIT start-up

2018-03-19T16:18:33+00:00 On

Tata Power, which supplies power to much of Mumbai, is offering a 50% subsidy to its customers who want to buy a BLDC or ultra-low power fan. Instead of Rs 3,500 per unit, customers will be able to get four units of…

Suzlon completes execution of solar orders; to focus on solar+wind hybrid farms

Suzlon completes execution of solar orders; to focus on solar+wind hybrid farms

2018-03-15T16:52:32+00:00 On

Suzlon Energy, one of the pioneers of wind power in India, said it has finished commissioning its entire solar order book of 340 megawatt, and will focus on hybrid solar-wind projects going forward. Out of the 340 MW erected, 210 MW was…

Larsen & Toubro wins hydrocarbon orders worth Rs 1,600 cr

Larsen & Toubro wins hydrocarbon orders worth Rs 1,600 cr

2018-03-15T16:51:39+00:00 On

Construction major Larsen & Toubro reported new orders worth more than ₹1600 cr from the hydrocarbon segment. The Onshore Projects business of the company’s hydrocarbon unit secured a contract for the design, supply, and construction of a large LNG Tank facility in…

IOCL, HPCL, BPCL open to buying petrol pump land – Pradhan

IOCL, HPCL, BPCL open to buying petrol pump land – Pradhan

2018-03-13T10:03:51+00:00 On

State-owned oil marketing companies, Indian Oil, Hindustan Petroleum and Bharat Petroleum, are open to buying the land on which their retail outlets are located to offset rising real estate prices, oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said. Pradhan was responding to a concern about…

L&T, BHEL tapped to roll out India’s indigenous nuclear power program

L&T, BHEL tapped to roll out India’s indigenous nuclear power program

2018-03-12T12:51:22+00:00 On

Larsen & Toubro, India’s largest construction company, and BHEL, India’s largest supplier of power plant equipment, are among those tapped by the Nuclear Power Corporation for the rollout of the first large-scale nuclear power plants developed using Indian technology. While L&T said…

US starts shipping LNG to India, first GAIL ship sets sail from Louisiana

US starts shipping LNG to India, first GAIL ship sets sail from Louisiana

2018-03-06T10:39:17+00:00 On

More than six years after an agreement was signed, US-based Cheniere Energy has started supplying liquefied natural gas or LNG to India. The first ship, Meridian Spirit, set sail from Louisiana and will reach Dabhol in Maharashtra by around 28 March, said…

Mozambique approves development plan for offshore block owned by OIL, ONGC & BPCL

Mozambique approves development plan for offshore block owned by OIL, ONGC & BPCL

2018-03-05T14:40:18+00:00 On

ONGC said the government of Mozambique has approved the field development plan for a gas field in ‘Area 1’, one of the largest gas blocks in East Africa. ONGC owns 16% of the block, while 4% of the block is owned by…

Reliance Infra gets nod to increase coal mining at Sasan Power Project

Reliance Infra gets nod to increase coal mining at Sasan Power Project

2018-02-27T14:22:28+00:00 On

Reliance Infrastructure, the construction and infrastructure arm of the Anil Ambani Group, said it got permission from the ministry of coal to increase its coal mining by about 6%. Sasan Power Project “has received permission from the ministry of coal, government of…

Reliance Infrastructure wins Rs 292 cr arbitration against Goa

Reliance Infrastructure wins Rs 292 cr arbitration against Goa

2018-02-26T14:28:40+00:00 On

Anil Ambani Group’s Reliance Infrastructure Limited said it won an arbitration award of Rs 292 crore against Government of Goa. The Arbitration Tribunal, in its award on February 16, 2018, ordered Government of Goa to pay Rs 292 crore to Reliance Infrastructure…